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 Death Announcement of an AIP member

For immediate release: 21 June 2020

Writing a tribute or announcing death has to be the most difficult piece anyone has ever had to write. My heart is filled with sadness and deep pain as I write to announce the passing of another AIP member, Mr. Lefa Mohale, a 33-year old Soweto born.

Mr. Mohale joined the print media sector in 2015 after his served for a long period at the printing sector, during this time he discovered his love for community print media.

His willingness to learn and humble spirit saw him joining Entice Communications and Media as a Senior Photographer until he got into the actual compilations of newspaper articles. The faithful servant of God, will be remembered for his quiet personality and the gentleman-attributes that he possessed.

Mr. Mohale is survived by his wife Tshepi Nthinya, the Editor-in-Chief of Soweto Today and Midrand General News and their 3-year old daughter.

He is the founder and sole publisher of Town Talk News.

Lefa Mohale, passed away On Thursday, 18 June 2020 on his way to the hospital after a very short illness. His funeral service will be held on Thursday, 25 June 2020 at 711 Khomo Street, Mapetla in Soweto. The service will commence at 08:00 and will depart to the cemetery at 10:00.

May your humble soul rest in perfect peace. It was really easy working with you.

The sector has lost another humble giant.

Issued by: Association of Independent Publishers (AIP)

ntando@printmedia.org.za